Sponsored by Friend’s of the Festival
Thursday 1pm, Festival Theatre (Artist@Acadia)
Dylan Jewers is an arts administrator, label runner, and folklorist from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. He has worked in the arts and culture community for over a decade now. His label, Big Turnip Records, which doubles as a concert and event business, is fast becoming one of Atlantic Canada’s premier music companies. He works extensively with regional Musical Folklore and is a board member of The Helen Creighton Folklore Society. He has worked with The Helen Creighton Collection independently as well.
His latest venture, a CBC Gem documentary called ROOTED, is a detailed look into the world of Traditional music in Nova Scotia.
He lives in Dartmouth.
CBC Gem, Absolutely Canadian: Rooted: featuring Dylan Jewers
“In this one-hour documentary, Dylan Jewers is on a personal quest to track down extraordinary Nova Scotia musicians from a variety of backgrounds.”